icing the puck


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icing the puck

Illegal defensive move called when a player shoots the puck from his own half across the opponents’ goal line; or when the player attempted to pass the puck to a teammate who failed to touch it .
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Noun1.icing the puck - (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
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Blaze were tiring, with the junior players doing their best to lighten the load, despite being stuck on the ice for several minutes as they kept icing the puck.
A TEAM icing the puck will not be permitted to make a line change before the ensuing face off.
Bison increasingly resorted to icing the puck but Coventry could not take advantage of the possession they enjoyed.